Yego’s monster throw gives Kenya gold as Kiyeng sparkles

What you need to know:

  • It’s an African record and third longest throw ever
  • Yego believes his record throw will herald new era of field events in the country.
  • He was thrilled to beat his role model, Tero Pitkamaki of Finland.
  • He said he was comfortable being referred to as “YouTube man” because that is where he started.

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